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  • Definitions starting with P: panny-cake
    Entry: panny-cake n. 1. [US dial. idem DARE] a pancake: Nancy fry panny-cakes this morning for break-fast (Nassau). cf. GRIDDLE-CAKE (Gen.) 2. [Car.] a thick, deep-fried ...

  • Definitions starting with U: un
    Entry: /on/ [cf. AIN'T2, IS2 2. idem] question marker: Un da's true? (Nassau). Un you could go? (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with O: over the hill
    Entry: [the US, Brit. slang meaning 'past one's prime' seems unfamiliar to Bah.; the term appears to be purely topographical, referring to the ridge separating the ...

  • Definitions starting with O: own something to somebody
    Entry: [cf. OED own to acknowledge something in its relation to oneself ...to confess to be valid (with simple obj. or reflexive obj. and complement)] v. ...

  • Definitions starting with U: uh-huh
    Entry: /a ha/ [Car.; "The African origin (of uh-huh yes, and uh-uh no) is confirmed by their much wider use in American than in British English, ...

  • Definitions starting with P: parch (2)
    Entry: patch /pa(h)ch/ [Atlantic; cf. OED parch to dry, shrivel; US dial, to roast ADD] v. to toast or roast (especially grains): The peanuts are usually ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: yinnaself
    Entry: [cf. YINNA 1 + -self] refl. pron. yourselves: Go bathe yinnaself off fore y 'all come talking bout l ain' dress good (Nassau). cf. ONASELF, ...

  • Definitions starting with U: underhand work
    Entry:  [ cf. OED underhand in a secret or stealthy manner] n. magic, OBEAH: Money bat is the obeah bat that type of bat does usually ...

  • Definitions starting with U: underneath the house
    Entry: [cf. Trin. under the house idem (Winer); Bah. houses are often built on legs a foot or two above the ground] n. the space beneath ...

  • Definitions starting with Y: Yoruba, Youraba
    Entry: [cf. Yoruba an ethnic group in southeastern Nigeria] n. an African tribal group: 1891 [Bahamians] still retain their African tribal distinctions; they are divided into ...

  • Definitions starting with U: understandable
    Entry: [OED idem obs. -)-1654] adj. (of persons) capable of understanding; sympathetic: She so understandable-she help you with all ya problem (Nassau). ...

  • Definitions starting with L: leff, lef, left
    Entry: /lef/ [Atlantic; cf. Brit. dial. West lef leave EDD] v, to leave: 1918 Stay here an' bury yourself in de san' an' jus' lef out one ...

  • Definitions starting with U: unresponsible
    Entry: [cf. US dial. unconvenient inconvenient ADD] adj. irresponsible: Don't trust her to keep nothing for you because she dead unresponsible (Nassau). (Black) ...

  • Definitions starting with N: nicky
    Entry: cf. SEA TINNICKY idem] n. a small beach crab (sp?). (Nassau) ...

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